With a host of standard safety and comfort features, the 2012 GMC Terrain is the gold standard of small SUVs. The Terrain offers all the advantages of a full-sized SUV in a smaller fuel-efficient package for the family on the go during the busy summer season.
With seating for five, there's plenty of room to take the Terrain on the road for the family vacation. Its ample front and back seat head and leg...
This year's Buick Enclave luxury crossover SUV, arriving in the fall, is the
first of many indications to Buick's new commitment to safety. The two
most recent models, the Buick Verano Turbo luxury sedan and the Encore luxury
crossover represent the pinnacle of modern automobile safety systems.
Standard passive safety features include body structures with more than
60 percent high-strength steel as well as 10 air bags situated around
the body of each vehicle. While these are typical safety features
designed to protect passengers, Buick is going further in developing
safety systems that prevent crashes altogether, called active safety
The Verano Turbo luxury sedan will be updated later this summer with
these active safety features which include technology that uses audio
and visual warnings as well as automatic actions that dramatically
increase the safety rating of your vehicle.
The first of these features is the Rear Vision Camera, allowing you to
eliminate blind spots in the rear of your vehicle when backing up. The
second and third features that come in an optional safety package also
focus on improving drivers' situational awareness. Both the Side Blind
Zone Alert and the Rear Cross Traffic Alert share radar sensors in the
rear bumper that give visual and audible cues to the driver if needed
when backing up or changing lanes...
You can detail your car like the pros with these ten tips:
Tip #1: When Not To Do It Yourself
If your car's paint has a scratch that goes down to bare metal, let a
pro handle it. Fixing a deep scratch requires an experienced hand.
Tip #2: Compressed Air to Clean Carpets
Use an air compressor to blow debris from the edges of your carpets and
seats into the center, where you can easily vacuum it up.
Tip #3: Clean Air Ducts
Aim the nozzle from your air compressor at the walls of your car's air
ducts. This will blast accumulated dirt and dust out, improving your
car's smell. Replace or clean the cabin air filter as well.
The Nevada Open Road Challenge... It's held annually on the infamous Silver State highway, which is closed off for the event.
For the competition, cars race 90 miles in an attempt to make a set time, or optimum time. The cars are separated into classes designated by top speeds allowed for the rally. This year, the Buick Regal was entered into the 135 mph class, a step up from last year's entry into...
These day, a vehicle's towing capability can often keep many people from downsizing to a more efficient model.
With that said, thanks to having a class-leading towing capacity and standard StabiliTrack with Trailer Sway Control, the GMC Terrain and GMC Acadia may both be the perfect answer for those who aren't looking to compromise between towing capacity and overall vehicle quality.
The Terrain for example, the smaller of the two vehicles. It can...
The GMC 2012 Acadia's new award for "Best Retained Value" will surely tempt car buyers into considering the stylish SUV for their next vehicle. Research completed by the popular vehicle website Edmunds.com compiled data regarding SUVs in the Acadia's class and discovered that the vehicle's value is highly preserved for the next owner.
When a car buyer is considering a used vehicle, they should review the retention value, which is the...
Often teasingly referred to as boats due to their rather large size, Buicks are solidly planted in the conscience as large cars. However, the manufacturer threw us all a curveball with the Buick Verano. Being the smallest Buick on the market it instantly drew curiosity as to whether or not it would be able to uphold the high safety margin enjoyed by its larger counterparts. The Verano however, had no problem flying through safety tests…